David Purdy, KTOO

Newscast – Friday, Dec. 21, 2018

In this newscast: coastal lawmakers take stand against House Republican bloc; judge recommends Supreme Court should uphold House District 1 recount results; and there’s only one Christmas tree farm in Alaska. It’s on Kodiak, and it’s thriving.

Newscast – Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018

In this newscast: waterfront land swap negotiations continue as Juneau reviews passenger fee ruling; how Juneau grocers are helping families during winter break; and the Trump administration takes next step towards oil lease sales in ANWR

Newscast – Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018

In this newscast: with help from the Trump White House, a criminal justice reform bill is cruising through Congress, but both Alaska senators voted against it; Donlin Gold has signed an agreement with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority to protect some of its wetlands in Cook Inlet; In Fairbanks, winter temperatures often dip into the negative double digits, but for those looking to retrofit by adding more insulation to their walls, mold is a concern.

Watch: Project Playground community build in 360°

The construction of Project Playground continues until the end of the day Sunday. The project is still seeking volunteers with different levels of experience (including kids over 10) and also needs to borrow tools including drills, speed squares, carpenters squares, tape measures, and 4-foot levels. Watch a sneak peak of the new Project Playground construction in 360 degrees.